Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 324 322
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +22
Permanent jobs citing 4G 17 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.049% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.31% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 15
South West median annual salary £45,000 £75,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +94.81% -12.00%
10th Percentile £25,825 £72,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £77,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +11.11%

4G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,872 1,594 2,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.49% 15.48% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,480 1,258 1,838
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G in the South West.

Salary trend for 4G in the South West

4G
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the South West over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the South West

4G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South West region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -4 5 £26,000 -65.33%
Dorset -39 5 £50,000 - 10
Bristol -6 3 £45,000 - 1
Cornwall - 2 £46,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £38,250 -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for 4G.

1 15 (88.24%) 3G
2 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
3 6 (35.29%) GSM
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (29.41%) TETRA
4 5 (29.41%) Capita
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) LTE
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
6 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
6 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (11.76%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (11.76%) Presales
7 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Billing
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) 3G
2 6 (35.29%) GSM
3 5 (29.41%) TETRA
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
3 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (23.53%) LTE
5 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.76%) Value-Added Service
7 1 (5.88%) 2G
7 1 (5.88%) 5G
7 1 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) GGSN
7 1 (5.88%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) SGSN
7 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Radio Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Transition
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
2 4 (23.53%) C++
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) APMP
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Capita
2 1 (5.88%) Acme Packet
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Ericsson
2 1 (5.88%) Huawei
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) NetScout
2 1 (5.88%) Nokia
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Redknee
2 1 (5.88%) Tekelec